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Byrnes: Time To Stop Rent-Free NYS

Today, the New York State Assembly voted to extend the moratorium on evictions and continue to allow tenants to remain in rental units without paying rent. This affects both residential and commercial units and extends the moratorium until August 2021....

Area State Legislators Renew Call to Reopen Schools

Elmira, N.Y. — State lawmakers from across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions today renewed their call for Governor Andrew Cuomo to give the go-ahead to allow all schools to return to full-time, in-person classroom instruction.The move has...

Byrnes: Release Federal Funds To Help Landlords

Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) joined colleagues from the state Legislature today in calling on the governor to release $1.3 billion being withheld in federal rent relief aid. These monies were designed to assist landlords and tenants....

Byrnes: Curfew Is Last Call for Local Employers in Need of Relief

“Our restaurants and bars are the bread and butter businesses along our main streets in rural, small towns across New York. They are also, collectively, some of our largest employers. Despite scientific evidence proving they are not responsible...

Byrnes: Assembly Majority Budget Will Tax New Yorkers Out

“Talk about getting pushed out! That’s exactly what this budget does to the hardworking men and women of our state by imposing more than $14 billion in new taxes and raising spending to a record level of over $2 billion. With the investment...

Byrnes on National Guard Black Hawk Crash in Mendon

“It is with a heavy heart that I express my sympathies to the National Guard soldiers who lost their lives last night. They died serving their country, and all of us. Thank you to all our firefighters and first responders who responded to the scene....
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